A Washington, D.C. native, Rell Battle studied theater at the University of Maryland before moving to Los Angeles to pursue stand up. Soon after his arrival, he was chosen to perform at Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza festival as a "New Face" of comedy. Since then, he has performed at comedy clubs throughout the country and overseas.
Battle is the creator and an executive producer of Roast Battle, an energetic live show that was subsequently adapted as a television series for Comedy Central. His additional television credits include Key and Peele, The Eric Andre Show, Coming to the Stage, and Adam Devine's House Party. Also, he has written for Comedy Central's Hood Adjacent.
Battle’s birthday is August 21. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @rellbattle.